Knox County Tennessee

Maternal and Child Health

Maternal and Child Health Highlights

The Knox County Health Department provides families with guidance, resources and programs to succeed and grow strong together. These resources include family support programs, clinical services, and education that will benefit you and your family. Raising a family takes a village, let us be yours!

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Family Support Services include programs such as WIC, a free nutrition program providing families with access to affordable and healthy food, and Parents as Teachers, a free prenatal to kindergarten program to help school readiness in children. Click here to learn more.

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Clinical Services range from preventive to specialized care for your family. We see patients every weekday in our various clinics, including our Travel & Immunizations, Women's Health, Dental and Communicable Disease Clinics.

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Education and Resources cover a wide array of topics, such as breastfeeding tips, heart health and diabetes management classes, and information on how to request immunizations records and birth certificates.

Have Questions?
Call: 865-215-5555

Need to report a public
health emergency?

Call 865-215-5093

On the first Wednesday of every month, all KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning for staff in-service. On these days, the main location (140 Dameron Ave.) will open at 11 a.m. and the West Clinic (1028 Old Cedar Bluff) will open at 11:30 a.m.

Clinics will also open at 10:30 a.m. (Main location) and 11 a.m. (West Clinic) on the following Wednesdays: April 17 and July 17. All other offices will open at 8 a.m.